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    1944 RCAF Practice Bomb


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    Post by mk1rceme Sat Oct 23, 2010 4:41 pm

    Another garage sale find this summer...a Canadian version of the UK 11.5lb Cartridge Type Practice Bomb. Also known today as MPB, Modular Practice Bomb.

    Needs a bit of paint here and there...may be a winter project if i'm not balls to the wall busy this season.

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    Post by Perth-Regiment(M.G.) Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:48 am

    Can you take some photos of the inside of it plz? Trying to figure out how the fuse system worked, to make a inert cross section replica of the fuse and Spotting charge for display purposes to go with my 11 1/2 Lb Modular Practice Bomb. Here's a diagram of the Spotting charge I found.

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    Here' my 11 1/2 Lb Modular Practice Bomb

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